From Police Scotland –
Community Council Report
This report covers the Kincardine and Mearns Community Council area for the period 1 to 28 February 2021.
The report aims to highlight emerging issues in your area, provide crime prevention advice and guidance. Our focus is to reduce crime and disorder, help create safer communities and respond effectively to local concerns.
Community Policing Priorities
Antisocial behaviour, Violence and Disorder:
There has been a decrease in the number of Antisocial Behaviour calls within Kincardine and Mearns for the month of February, with 57 incidents reported.
Including 22 related to Anti-social behaviours, 21 incidents in relation to noise aggravations and 11 calls related to minor disturbances involving youths.
There were 5 assault Crime Files raised within February, which is an increase on the previous month. Of those 5 reported, all are detected and reported to COPFS.
There was 1 serious assault reported during February which has also been detected and reported.
There have been 2 thefts in the Kincardine and Mearns area this month. Both remain undetected and are still being investigated.
There has been no reports of Theft by Housebreaking this month.
Road Safety & road crime:
In February there has been one report submitted for drink-driving where the accused blew 29mg/100ml of breath – above the 22mg/100ml legal limit.
There have been 2 reported incidents of dangerous driving for the month of February, both of which are detected and will be reported.
There have been 3 reported incidents of careless driving for the month of February, all have been detected and reports submitted. 2 were mobile phone offence related and 1 led to an ASBO seizure of a motor vehicle.
Community Engagement & Reassurance:
Police Scotland continues to use the 4E’s; Engage, Educate, Encourage and finally Enforce. This policy has helped to standardise the approach to difficult situations raised by the pandemic. The continued implementation of Tier 4 restrictions has returned the area to a heightened state of vigilance. It is asked that everyone considers their personal accountability, when associating with others and remember the FACTS approach. F-ace coverings A-void Crowds C-lean hands regularly T-wo Metre distancing) S-elf Isolate and book a test if symptomatic.
There have been reports of groups gathering in the harbour area drinking alcohol in breach of the COVID regulations and this area is now receiving increased patrols.
2 Drug search warrants were executed within K&M during February, with positive results leading to persons being reported in relation to the supply of drugs within the area.
Please also remember you can communicate with us using any of the following:
- ‘ 101 – Non emergency;
- ; Email – StonehavenLowerDeesideCPT@Scotland.pnn.police.uk
- ; Twitter – @NorthEPolice
- ; Facebook – www.Facebook.com/NorthEastPoliceDivision
- ; Web – www.scotland.police.uk
- ‘ 999 – Emergency;
- ‘ 0800 555 111 – Crimestoppers;
Inspector Allen Shaw
Kincardine and Mearns Community Policing Team